Friday, January 28, 2011


Last night the USCIS reported the H-1B cap has been reached for this fiscal year. Accordingly, the USCIS will not accept H-1B cap-subject Petitions. The next H-1B cap season begins on April 1, 2011, with start dates of October 1, 2011.

Please keep in mind that international workers who are working in the U.S. on an H-1B visa with another H-1B employer ordinarily are not subject to H-1B cap. These cases are commonly referred to as “transfer” cases and may be filed at any time throughout the year.

In preparation of the next H-1B cap season, MU will be holding a free teleconference for our clients. The agenda for this teleconference includes:

1. H-1 Cap 2011 - analysis
2. H-1 Cap 2012 - a look ahead and projections
3. Discussion of the new Form I-129
4. Update on USCIS Site visits and DOL Audits
5. Strategy session: H-1B Dependent employers
6. MU's 5 Big Things to Stay Compliant!
7. BONUS - MU's 3 Even Bigger Things to Stay Compliant!!

If you are interested in participating on this call, please email to register.

Please contact your MU immigration attorney if you have any questions about this MU Visa Advisor or any other immigration issue.

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